Amenhotep called Huy

Amenhotep called Huy was Viceroy of Kush under Tutankhamen. He was the successor of Tuthmosis, who served under Akhenaten. He would later be succeeded by Paser I.[1]

Amenhotep called Huy
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Huy before Tutankhamen in TT 40
PredecessorTuthmose (Viceroy of Kush)
SuccessorPaser I
Dynasty18th Dynasty
PharaohTutankhamen
MotherWenher
WifeTaemwadsji
ChildrenPaser I
BurialTT40, Thebes

Huy was the son of a lady named Werner. His father is not known. Huy was married to Taemwadjsy, chief of the harem of Amun and of the Harem of Nebkheperure (Tutankhamun). They had a son named Paser.[2]

Titles of Huy: Scribe of the letters of the viceroy, Merymose. King's scribe, Mery-netjer priest, King's messenger to every land.[3]

People associated with Huy:

  • Harnufer, "Scribe of the gold-accounts of the king's son"
  • Kna, "Scribe of the king's son" [4]

BurialEdit

Amenhotep Huy was buried in TT40 located in Qurnet Murai. In the tomb there is reference to a Temple named "Satisfying the Gods" in Nubia. Huy is shown being greeted there by Khay, High Priest of Nebkheperure (Tutankhamen), Penne, Deputy of the fortress of Nebkheperure (Tutankhamen), Huy, the Mayor, and Mermose, (his brother) the second prophet of Nebkheperure. Taemwadjsy was Chief of the Harem of Nebkheperure (Chief of the female attendants of the temple) at this temple.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ George A. Reisner: The Viceroys of Ethiopia (II), in: The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, Vol. 6, No. 1. (Jan., 1920), pp. 73-88.
  2. ^ B. Porter and R.L.B., Moss: Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs and Paintings: The Theban Necropolis, Part One: Private Tombs. Second Edition. Griffith Institute. Oxford. 1994, 75-78
  3. ^ George A. Reisner :The Viceroys of Ethiopia (II), in: The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, Vol. 6, No. 1. (Jan., 1920), pp. 73-88.
  4. ^ George A. Reisner: The Viceroys of Ethiopia (II), In: The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, Vol. 6, No. 1. (Jan., 1920), pp. 73-88.
  5. ^ B. Porter and R.L.B. Moss: Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs and Paintings: The Theban Necropolis, Part One: Private Tombs. Second Edition. Griffith Institute. Oxford. 1994, 75-78

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